01172018

Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew ready to throw out-of-favour Tottenham attacker Emmanuel Adebayor Premier League lifeline

Emmanuel Adebayor looks to have played his last game for Tottenham   The striker struggled to impress this season and is currently back in Africa  Alan Pardew is willing to give the former Togo international another shot  Mile Jedinak, [...]

Lee Selby produces dazzling display to beat Evgeny Gradovich and win world title

Lee Selby produced a masterclass to beat the defending world champion Evgeny was cut badly and the fight was stopped in the eighth round Selby was ahead by scores of 79-73, 80-72 and 79-73 at the time The Welshman is the new IBF featherweight [...]

Jessica Ennis-Hill returns to heptathlon action in style to sit well placed in Gotzis 

Jessica Ennis-Hill lies third overall after four events at the Hypo-Meeting Ennis-Hill competed for the first time in the event since London 2012 Injury and motherhood had kept the 29-year-old away from action Ennis-Hill is 103 points behind [...]

Arsene Wenger’s sixth FA Cup win draws him level with the most important man in Aston Villa’s history… George Ramsay

George Ramsay is a name unlikely to resonate far beyond Villa Park  But the Scot was the FA Cup’s most successful manager until Saturday By the time of his death in 1935 he had led Aston Villa to six FA Cups  He was joined by Arsene Wenger [...]

FA Cup final showpiece comes to the rescue at just right time after filth of FIFA

Arsenal defeated Aston Villa 4-0 to win the FA Cup at Wembley  Final restored faith in football following FIFA alleged corruption scandal Theo Walcott, Alexis Sanchez, Per Mertesacker and Olivier Giroud scored  By Oliver Holt For The Mail [...]

Kell Brook stops Frankie Gavin in sixth round to successfully defend world title

Kell Brook dominated throughout before stopping Frankie Gavin in six The Sheffield man was defending his world title for the second time Gavin failed to get a foothold on the fight before it was stopped   Brook will now target the bigger [...]

Solar plane begins Pacific crossing

Solar Impulse left Nanjing at 02:39 local time, Sunday (18:39 GMT Saturday) Swiss pilot Andre Borschberg has begun his bid to cross the Pacific, from China to Hawaii, in the zero-fuel [...]

David Gill rejects FIFA role after ‘terribly damaging events’ of horror week 

Manchester United director David Gill turns down FIFA role Gill will not take up place on FIFA’s executive committee Sepp Blatter was re-elected as the body’s president on Friday  By Martyn Ziegler, Press Association Published: [...]

Arsenal 3-0 Aston Villa FA Cup Final 2015 LIVE: Per Mertesacker header piles more misery on Tim Sherwood’s side

Arsenal: Szczesny, Bellerin, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal, Coquelin, Cazorla, Ramsey, Ozil, Sanchez, Walcott.Subs: Gibbs, Gabriel, Wilshere, Giroud, Ospina, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Flamini. Aston Villa: Given, Hutton, Okore, Vlaar, Richardson, Cleverley, [...]

Adam Lyth scores his first Test century for England but late wickets give New Zealand a great end to second day of second Test 

England closed the day on 253-5 still trailing New Zealand by 97 runs   Adam Lyth scored his first Test century before being run out for 107  Alastair Cook passed Graham Gooch as England’s leading Test runscorer New Zealand were [...]